SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Ranked at No. 53, Unishippers Global Logistics LLC was recognized on Franchise Gator's List of Top 100 Franchises of 2015 for the second consecutive year.
The Franchise Gator Top 100 Franchises of 2015 is designed to measure the quality of a franchise system over time, taking the following factors into account: financial stability, growth, transparency, engagement, continuity and sustainability. The ranking also takes into account investment range, indicating that Unishippers is among the most accessible and affordable franchise systems in the industry.
"Our inclusion on this list is a great way to start 2015, following a year where we sold a record number of franchises," said Kevin Lathrop, President of Unishippers. "Ultimately, we consistently win awards for the brand due to the dedication and hard work our franchisees put in on a daily basis."
Last year, Unishippers also received its sixth consecutive recognition in the annual Entrepreneur Magazine Franchise 500 list, was named one of the top companies to work for in Utah by the Deseret News and was designated once again as a Top 25 brokerage firm for the fifth year by Transport Topics.
Partnering with more than 30 regional and national shipping carriers, including UPS®, YRC Freight, EstesÒ, Saia® and UPS Freight®, Unishippers offers small and mid-sized business owners complete shipping options, attractive pricing, and personal customer service that its customers can't receive anywhere else. As one of only two companies authorized by UPS to be their official shipping reseller, Unishippers has found success with this relationship because each company complements the other.
To view the complete list of rankings, including company profiles, visit www.franchisegator.com/lists/top-100/. To learn more about Unishippers services and franchise opportunities, visit www.unishippers.com.
Founded in 1987, Unishippers has grown to the largest reseller of shipping services in the nation with more than 290 franchise locations. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT, the Unishippers concept is simple – work with major carriers including UPS®, Saia®, Estes®, YRC Freight™ and UPS Freight® to handle the pickup, transport and delivery of customers' shipments. All the while, local franchisees work to provide customers with service and support. By leveraging the combined shipping volume of all its customers, Unishippers gets deeply discounted rates from its carriers, resulting in lower shipping costs. Unishippers serves more than 50,000 small to mid-sized businesses, and has been recognized as a top freight broker by Transport Topics and a top franchise by Entrepreneur, Franchise Times and the Inc. 5000. For information on Unishippers, including information on franchising opportunities and price quotes, visit www.unishippers.com.
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